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Posture and Overloaded Backpacks

Yet another summer is gone and we send our kids back to school. On the school supplies list, the first item is, usually, a backpack. But is this very useful item damaging our children’s spine and posture. And we all know good posture is important for our health. The backpack itself it may be innocent but when we load it with heavy books and other things that we have to fit inside things are not so harmless.

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Sports Injury Chiropractic Treatment St Paul MN

Nothing says summer like fun in the sun and time to enjoy the great outdoors and the awaited anticipation of our children’s’ fun and play time.  Kids are kids. They need to live, play and learn. Kids are going to fall, crash, slip and tumble. It’s all part of being a kid, and we wouldn’t want it any other way. But, kids do things on a daily basis that could potentially land them in an emergency room, with a sprained or strain, or a broken bone to be casted or sutured up.

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Prevent Sports Injury MN | Chiropractic Care MN

Summer hasn’t officially started yet, but for those of us with children, the real first day of summer is the last day of school. Most of our kids can look forward to at least three months without homework, classes or exams to worry about, and can devote their free time to sports, hobbies, hanging out with friends, or that wonderful youthful pastime of doing nothing at all.

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Concussion Safety for Athletes: What You Need To Know

As the 2012 High School sports season gets underway, we want to remind coaches, parents, and athletes of the importance of sports safety.

It is the time of year when we hear a lot about sports related injuries.  Not surprisingly, football had the highest injury rate (4.36 injuries per 1,000 athlete exposures). For anyone who hadn’t already guessed that football is a very rough and vigorous sport.

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St Paul MN Chiropractor | Summer Sports-Related Injuries

Summer is a season full of beautiful weather, vacations, sports, and other enjoyable outdoor activities. Unfortunately, summer also means an increase in injuries.  There are many ways to prevent the injuries that are most common during the summer months, as you and your family enjoy the warm weather.

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Bad Posture and Backpacks

The American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons conducted a survey of which 58% of the responding orthopedist reported seeing pediatric patients with back pain or shoulder pain caused by lifting or carrying heavy backpacks.

Even the best pack is useless if your child doesn’t use the pack correctly.  It is important to stress from an early age the need to wear and lift backpacks properly.

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Back-to-School Backpack Safety!

Backpacks are a common ingredient on back-to-school lists. Unfortunately, they are a leading cause of back and shoulder pain for millions of school children across the nation.  As students gear up for back-to-school this fall, Minnesota chiropractors would like to offer parents ways to help children avoid backpack injuries.

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Chiropractic Care for Children

Parents will do just about anything in protecting their children’s health. We serve them nutritional and balanced meals, encourage exercise, insist on regular checkups with their pediatrician, and get routine dental and eye exams. However, some overlook a very important part of your child(s) health care and that is having regular spine checkups.

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Improve Your Pregnancy with Chiropractic Care St Paul Minnesota

Today’s woman constantly juggles an incredible number of responsibilities: jobs, children, friendships, marriages, errands, appointments – the list is endless! You’ve got to be healthy just to keep up. Women have special health concerns during every phase of their lives; pregnancy is certainly one of the most important and complex phases. Although the changes women experience from pregnancy are natural, a little extra help is sometimes needed to cope with the dramatic changes in their bodies.

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Can My Child Come to The Chiropractor?

Parents will do just about anything to protect their children’s health. We serve them nutritional and balanced meals, encourage exercise, insist on regular checkups with their pediatrician, and get routine dental and eye exams. However, when it comes to a spinal check-up, they may not know it is necessary.

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